Explore Scott Avett’s debut solo exhibit at the NCMA “Scott Avett: INVISIBLE”–featuring an interview with the artist.
The Colorful World of Darius Quarles
Darius Quarles perches in front of the canvas. He tucks one brush behind his ear and loads another with green paint. Each stroke brings Elizabeth Cotten to life, mapping out her face like an intricate color by number. Except Quarles doesn’t need Crayola markers or a color key. He’s got acrylics and artistic intuition. Quarles […]
As 2019 brings the centenary of the founding of Bauhaus, it may be useful to refresh our memories on what Bauhaus is and what it means for art and culture today. Bauhaus, literally meaning “building house” in German, refers to both a movement and a physical school. The Staatliches (“state-owned”) Bauhaus was a school of […]
When people think about love, sex work may not immediately come to mind. While it’s not entirely based on the concept of love, sex work is deeply rooted in intimacy, vulnerability and acceptance.
Review: ‘Educated’ by Tara Westover
It appears on Barack Obama’s Instagram list of favorite books from the past year, and it landed in the New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of 2018. Tara Westover’s story of successful escape from ideological extremism has a unifying quality. In Idaho, one family embodied this anti-establishment, God-fearing mentality to an extreme. Tara […]
Most young adults remember the painfully awkward travail that was our middle school years. The braces, the crushes, the first kisses, the hormones, the “your mom” jokes, and all the burning questions about puberty and adolescent life. Now, we get to relive all of it vicariously through comedians Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle in the […]
Billie Eilish: Are the Kids OK?
In that sea of ideas and emotions that will shape the identity of the next decade, Billie Eilish, an unapologetic 17-year-old queen of Generation Z, is an important harbinger of the music; she is leading an artistic movement that takes part in the most dynamic future we’ve ever known.
To get to the top, you inevitably have to start at the bottom. This is the reality of being an intern at London Fashion Week. The environment is fast-paced, highly competitive and extremely exploitive. There are rules, there is hierarchy and there are a lot of all black outfits.
Gaga is not saying she’s retiring her days of being a fashion daredevil. Gaga loves the eccentric and dramatic; she just no longer feels the compulsion to always be over-the-top or use caricature as a way to hide from the media.